The Kaduna State Ministry of Sports has commended her athletes for good performance at the just concluded Northwest Zonal elimination in Kebbi.
A statement signed by the ministry’s Public Relations Officer, Jummai Nuhu and made available to newsmen on Friday, said the athletes’ performance was commendable, having picked 12 tickets.
“We are happy the athletes performed better in the competition and showed excellent spirit in sportsmanship.
“The Kaduna state contingent participated in eight team events and were unbeaten in the following sports; Basketball female, Handball Female, Cricket both male and female as well as Football Male and Female.
“Kaduna also picked tickets for Hockey Male and Female, Volleyball male and Female and Beach volleyball Male and Female.
“Kaduna’s Rugby Male team was also outstanding as it defeated other teams from the zone for the ticket.”
Meanwhile, NAN reports that other teams that qualified from the zone are; Basketball male (Kano) while Zamfara qualified in the female category.
Kano state also qualified for handball male category and Kebbi picked the female ticket.